A company’s stock will likely decline when it becomes known that the company is providing surveillance cameras for concentration camps or producing ICBMs targeting American cities. You would think that demanding this kind of disclosure would be unobjectionable—but then why is it so hard? Is it because China would be offended?
The key to producing good intelligence lies in asking the right question, rather than in just poring over what’s been randomly collected in hopes that somewhere in the pile of reports and intercepts on your desk you’ll spot something important.
As a nation of freemen today, we are courting suicide by ignoring clear and present dangers.
The Constitution of Justice Jackson is that of a free, self-governing people. Such a people does not surrender control to officials who are not accountable.
All of the usual checks on the tradition of Western warfare are magnified in our time.
So the first thing to understand about Iran is that it is a country where lies and deception are a way of life.
In the course of fighting a global war against Islamic terrorism, a gross strategic failure has occurred: The United States has not fully prepared itself against a ballistic missile attack.
Today, the lights are going out on liberty all over the Western world, but in a more subtle and profound way.
We see violence, terror and fear nearly every day, thanks to 24-hour news coverage. We see poverty and hunger in too many places around the globe.
A long life in journalism and around Washington, D.C., has taught me not just that ideas have consequences, but that only ideas have lasting consequence